What is land degradation?
Land degradation is the reduction of the quality of land and soil as a result of human and natural activities.
Natural causes of land degradation:
Artificial causes of land degradation:
Human activities are the biggest cause of land degradation. For example:
An area / soil that is degraded in productivity can be characterized by a bare rock soil, salty soil, accelerated soil erosion, infertile soil, etc.
Some solutions for this common phenomenon are: